Anonymous Source Tracker

Frequently updated examples of the media's use of anonymous sources.


SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc (SSNC.O) Quote| Reuters.com
... Inc recently contacted several private equity firms to gauge interest in a buyout, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Secretive US panel objected to at least 9 takeovers of US ...
... A secretive US government panel has objected to at least nine acquisitions of US companies by foreign buyers so far this year, people familiar with the matter ...

Business Insider — July 22, 2017


London father murdered 'for refusing to hand over phone' | Daily ...
Another witness, who refused to be named, heard 12 shots fired beneath his window. He said: 'There were about a dozen shots I'd say, but they were not very  ...

Daily Mail — July 22, 2017


Pair of moped thugs 'armed with a huge machete chase man ...
An eyewitness, who refused to be named, snapped pictures of the thugs who clashed as community members met police for a meeting on gang culture. He said: ...

Mirror — July 22, 2017


Stepdad 'killed niece, 19, and slashed stepdaughter's throat in ...
A neighbour, who refused to be named, said: "Relatives told me that the stepdad was Asian and was caught at Dover trying to leave the country." They added ...

Mirror — July 22, 2017


Kingston teen found dead in freezer of £1.5m London home | Daily ...
Officers then carried out a detailed search of the detached property where they made the grim discovery. A neighbour, who refused to be named, said: 'Relatives  ...

Daily Mail — July 22, 2017


Moped riding teenage thugs terrorise Harold Hill estate | Daily Mail ...
An eyewitness, who refused to be named, snapped pictures of the thugs who clashed just before community members met police for a meeting on gang culture .

Daily Mail — July 22, 2017


Uncle 'stashes niece's body in the FREEZER' | Daily Mail Online
A neighbour, who refused to be named, said: 'Relatives told me that the man was Asian and was caught at Dover trying to leave the country. 'He kidnapped them ...

Daily Mail — July 22, 2017


Family feuds as father pleads innocent in death of Nylah Lewis - NY ...
asked the angered grandfather, who refused to give his name. Munford yelled back that Taylor was “a killer,” and court officers had to separate the families.

New York Daily News — July 22, 2017


British American Tobacco to acquire Reynolds as activists decry ...
One Winston-Salem resident who refused to give his name called the deal “ bittersweet”. He said the deal was “good for shareholders,” but that “there's a little bit ...

Guardian — July 22, 2017


State Department suspends yet another fellowship program ...
"Really this is an inefficiency," said the student who requested anonymity. "You're losing out on all of this highly qualified talent that the government has already ...

Chicago Tribune — July 22, 2017


Trump to Pick Ex-Diplomat, Pundit for Ambassador to Germany - The ...
That person requested anonymity to discuss a matter before it was announced. A White House spokeswoman said Wednesday that nothing official was finalized.

New York Times — July 22, 2017


Carrefour Brasil IPO seen pricing at low end of range: sources
... size of Carrefour Brasil shares on offer at the IPO, based on a price of 15 reais a piece, said the people, who requested anonymity to discuss the deal freely.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


U.S. list of NAFTA goals 'not earth-shattering': Canada source
... been forecast by the U.S. administration in recent months as priorities for them, " said the source, who requested anonymity given the sensitivity of the situation.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


U.S., China disagreed on how to reduce U.S. trade deficit-official
The official, who was not authorized to speak publicly on the talks and requested anonymity, said that the disagreements covered most areas important to the ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Two private equity groups submit bids for Hutchison fixed-line unit ...
A final decision on the sale process is likely to be taken by HGC as soon as next week, said the people, who requested anonymity because the transaction ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Brazil mulls gasoline tax hike on Thursday: sources
... potential measure before an official announcement on Thursday, according to a government source, who requested anonymity to speak freely about the plan.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Exclusive: Ahead of privatization, Air India eyes bumper staff buyout
N) 787 wide-body aircraft, said one of the officials, a senior Air India employee who requested anonymity as the plans are not public. Air India's board approved  ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Trump administration slaps new sanctions on Iranians - CBS News
The individuals weren't authorized to comment publicly and requested anonymity . Coupled with the new sanctions, the move raised optimism among critics of ...

CBS News — July 22, 2017


Trump administration: Iran complying with nuclear deal ...
... Plan of Action, by working with allies to interpret its provisions more stringently, three senior administration officials said on a call with reporters Monday.

CNN — July 22, 2017


Officials: Scaramucci considered for WH communications director ...
... a confidante of President Donald Trump, is under consideration for White House communications director, two senior administration officials said Thursday night.

CNN — July 22, 2017


OPINION | Iran keeps American hostages, yet Trump gives nuclear ...
... such as its ballistic missile development and support of terrorist organizations, senior administration officials said in a background briefing on Monday.

The Hill — July 22, 2017


Justice Department expected to drop $3 million Harley-Davidson ...
N) spend $3 million to reduce air pollution as part of a settlement the Obama administration announced in August, sources briefed on the matter said.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) Quote| Reuters.com
... Inc spend $3 million to reduce air pollution as part of a settlement the Obama administration announced in August, sources briefed on the matter said.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Jasper Infotech Private Limited: Private Company Information ...
... by Flipkart's board during the weekend, was formally communicated to Snapdeal board late on July 17, 2017, according to two sources briefed on the matter.

Bloomberg — July 22, 2017


Wisconsin working on incentives to lure Foxconn to state
... Inc spend $3 million to reduce air pollution as part of a settlement the Obama administration announced in August, sources briefed on the matter said.

Yahoo — July 22, 2017


A Hack to Stop Your Kid From Throwing a Fit When You Tell Them ...
... sources briefed on the matter said. Last year, the Milwaukee-based motorcycle maker agreed to pay a $12 million civil fine and stop selling illegal after-market ...

Yahoo — July 22, 2017


Conservative group pulls award from Sean Hannity - POLITICO
Sources close to Hannity said he "had to decline" the award because he couldn't attend the gala, and that it wasn't "fair" to the conservative media watchdog ...

Politico — July 22, 2017


Exclusive: Swiss payment firm Global Blue to hire banks for 2018 ...
Silver Lake would expect an IPO to value Global Blue at more than 4 billion euros ($4.6 billion), sources close to the firm said. Reuters reported last year that ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Saba, Macquarie compete for Spanish car parking operator Empark ...
... Macquarie have both submitted final offers for Spain's Empark, valuing the car park operator at 900 million to 1.2 billion euros, sources close to the deal said.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Chelsea agree £58m initial fee for Alvaro Morata
Sources close to the deal believe Chelsea have struck a superb deal for Spain international Morata in the current transfer market, where fees have spiralled out  ...

Telegraph — July 22, 2017


Songwriters' spat with Spotify complicates plans to go public | New ...
... or next spring in a deal that could value the company as high as $13 billion, according to sources close to the situation and documents reviewed by The Post.

New York Post — July 22, 2017


Thousands protest after Polish lawmakers approve judiciary ...
Sources close to the Presidential Palace told Reuters that President Andrzej Duda was on vacation on the Baltic seacoast. Warsaw City Hall estimated the crowd ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Guangdong leader strengthened in China leadership stakes as rival ...
Sources close to top party and government officials have long touted the 54-year- old as one of the most promising of the so-called "sixth generation" of leaders ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


BRIEF-Discovery Communications & Scripps Networks are in talks ...
July 18 (Reuters) -. * Discovery Communications & Scripps Networks are in talks to combine – sources familiar with the matter Further company coverage: ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Abu Dhabi's state oil firm hires U.S. investment bank Moelis: sources
... to attract billions of dollars in investments through joint ventures and prepares to publicly list shares in some units, three sources familiar with the matter said.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Samantha Power agrees to meet with House Intel; Susan Rice ...
According to sources familiar with the matter, Rice had been scheduled to speak to the panel Tuesday, but the committee has delayed her testimony for a later ...

CNN — July 22, 2017


Dasha Afanasieva
... held talks with investment banks over the past two days to choose advisers for a possible share sale next year, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Trump reshuffling legal team - CNNPolitics.com
... advice not to publicly discuss or tweet about the Russia investigation and with the White House's handling of reports connected to the probe, sources said.

CNN — July 22, 2017


Volkswagen considers options for transmissions maker Renk: sources
Renk is expected to attract interest from private equity groups such as KKR, CVC, Cinven, Carlyle and Advent, the sources said. Separately, some Renk peers ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


UPDATE 1-Saipem set for Arctic LNG 2 platform contract - sources
... producer Novatekis expected to select Italy's Saipem tobuild offshore platforms for its second liquefied natural gas(LNG) facility in the Arctic, four sources said.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Indian e-tailer Flipkart ups odds of buying Snapdeal with raised bid ...
One of the sources said sources said negotiations to address the concerns of Flipkart and ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Adnoc hires banks for fuel retailer IPO: sources
... and three foreign lenders as bookrunners for the planned initial public offering of its retail unit that could raise $1.5 billion to $2 billion, sources said on Thursday .

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Benetton family seeks to make Ducati motorbikes Italian: sources
NS), have also bid for Ducati, the sources said. Indian carmaker Eicher controls Royal Enfield, a motorcycle brand established in 1893 which ranks as one of the  ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Swiss payment firm Global Blue to hire banks for 2018 listing - sources
The deal could value the Swiss firm at up to 3 billion euros ($3.46 billion), one of the sources said. Silver Lake, which has controlled Global Blue since 2012, ...

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Siemens, Bombardier near deal on transportation tie-up, sources say
The deal, which would create two separate joint ventures for their signaling and rolling-stock divisions, could be announced as early as August, the sources said.

Reuters — July 22, 2017


Katie Hopkins on NGOs colluding with traffickers in Sicily | Daily Mail ...
Nor to the officer speaking off the record because I don't have papers from the Pope. Nor to the guys manning the coastguard, or the gentleman behind the desk , ...

Daily Mail — July 22, 2017


Tillerson to shutter State Department war crimes office - Chicago ...
One senior State Department official, speaking on background, said it was "pure speculation on someone's part" that the war crimes office was closing. But the ...

Chicago Tribune — July 22, 2017


White House: Trump, Putin Held Second 'Brief Conversation' At G-20 ...
Speaking on background, a White House official denied that there was a "second meeting," describing it instead as a "brief conversation at the end of dinner.".

NPR — July 22, 2017


US Immigration Raids To Target Teenaged Suspected Gang Members
A Department of Homeland Security official speaking on background confirmed on Friday the raids were still scheduled to take place, though ICE could still ...

Huffington Post — July 22, 2017


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